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Mismatch Amplification Mutation Assay-Based Real-Time PCR for Rapid Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Antimicrobial Resistance Determinants in Clinical Specimens
Valentina Donà, Joost H. Smid, Sara Kasraian, Dianne Egli-Gany, Ferah Dost, Fatime Imeri, Magnus Unemo, Nicola Low, Andrea Endimiani
The Endobiota Study: Comparison of Vaginal, Cervical and Gut Microbiota Between Women with Stage 3/4 Endometriosis and Healthy Controls
Sexually Transmitted Infections and Behavioral Determinants of Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Allahabad District (India) Based on Data from the ChlamIndia Study
Pierre P.M. Thomas
Polymerase chain reaction versus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in detection of Chlamydia Trachomatis infection among gynaecological patients in south-western Nigeria
Treating male partners of women with bacterial vaginosis (StepUp): a protocol for a randomised controlled trial to assess the clinical effectiveness of male partner treatment for reducing the risk of BV recurrence
Lenka A. Vodstrcil
Assessing the Impact of Mailing Self-Sampling Kits for Human Papillomavirus Testing to Unscreened Non-Responder Women in Manitoba
Self-Collection for Under-Screened Women in a National Cervical Screening Program: Pilot Study
Contraceptive rings promote vaginal lactobacilli in a high bacterial vaginosis prevalence population: A randomised, open-label longitudinal study in Rwandan women
Early origins of allergy and asthma (ARIES): study protocol for a prospective prenatal birth cohort in Chile
Caroll D. Hernandez
Microbiome Understanding in Maternity Study (MUMS), an Australian prospective longitudinal cohort study of maternal and infant microbiota: study protocol
Macrolide resistance in Mycoplasma genitalium from female sex workers in Belgium
Vaginal colonization with antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among women in labor in central Uganda: prevalence and associated factors
A comparison of cotton and flocked swabs for vaginal self-sample collection
Randomized Comparison of Two Vaginal Self-Sampling Methods for Human Papillomavirus Detection: Dry Swab versus FTA Cartridge
Development of a melting-curve based multiplex real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection of Streptococcus agalactiae and genes encoding resistance to macrolides and lincosamides
Eliane Saori Otaguiri
Copan Walk Away Specimen Processor (WASP) Automated System for Pathogen Detection in Female Reproductive Tract Specimens
Jing Gao et al.
Screening for cytomegalovirus shedding in vagina and saliva: Significant differences between biological fluids, swab types and storage durations in DNA recovery
Ngee Keong Tan et al.
Controlled ovarian stimulation and progesterone supplementation affect vaginal and endometrial microbiota in IVF cycles: a pilot study
The Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Three Other Non-Viral Sexually Transmitted Infections among Pregnant Women in Pemba Island Tanzania
Diagnostic accuracy of the Xpert CT/NG and OSOM Trichomonas Rapid assays for point-of-care STI testing among young women in South Africa: a crosssectional study
Nigel Garrett, Nireshni Mitchev, Farzana Osman, Jessica Naidoo, Jienchi Dorward, Ravesh Singh, Hope Ngobese, Anne Rompalo, Koleka Mlisana, Adrian Mindel
Cervical microbiota in women with cervical intra-epithelial neoplasia, prior to and after local excisional treatment, a Norwegian cohort study
Johanna Wiik, Verena Sengpiel, Maria Kyrgiou, Staffan Nilsson, Anita Mitra, Tom Tanbo, Christine Monceyron Jonassen, Tone Møller Tannæs, Katrine Sjøborg
Comparative phase I randomized open-label pilot clinical trial of Gynophilus® (Lcr regenerans®) immediate release capsules versus slow release muco-adhesive tablets
Caroline Dausset, Stéphane Patrier, Pawel Gajer, Claudia Thoral, Yann Lenglet, Jean-Michel Cardot, Philippe Judlin, Jacques Ravel, Adrien Nivoliez
Comparison of Three Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests and Culture for Detection of Group B Streptococcus from Enrichment Broth
Ji H. Shin, David T. Pride
Multicenter Evaluation of NeuMoDx Group B Streptococcus Assay on the NeuMoDx 288 Molecular System
C. L. Emery, R. F. Relich, T. H. Davis, S. A. Young, M. D. Sims, B. L. Boyanton Jr.
Comparison of BD MAX GBS and GenomEra GBS assays for rapid intrapartum PCR detection of vaginal carriage of group B streptococci
Trine Andreasen, Jens Kjølseth Møller, Mohammed Rohi Khalil
Evaluation of Methods for the Extraction of Microbial DNA From Vaginal Swabs Used for Microbiome Studies
Valentina Mattei, Selvasankar Murugesan, Muna Al Hashmi, Rebecca Mathew, Nicola James, Parul Singh, Manoj Kumar, Arun Prasath Lakshmanan, Annalisa Terranegra, Souhaila Al Khodor, Sara Tomei
Vaginal Microbiota and Cytokine Levels Predict Preterm Delivery in Asian Women
Manoj Kumar, Selvasankar Murugesan, Parul Singh, Marwa Saadaoui, Duaa Ahmed Elhag, Annalisa Terranegra, Basirudeen Syed Ahamed Kabeer, Alexandra K. Marr, Tomoshige Kino, Tobias Brummaier, Rose McGready, François Nosten, Damien Chaussabel, Souhaila Al Khodor
Analytical performance of HPV assays on vaginal self-collected vs practitioner-collected cervical samples: the SCoPE study
M Saville, D Hawkes, MHT Keung, ELO Ip, J Silvers, F Sultana, MJ Malloy, LS Velentzis, K Canfel, CD Wrede, JML Brotherton
Diversity of endocervical microbiota associated with genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection and infertility among women visiting obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Malaysia
Heng Choon Cheong, Polly Soo Xi Yap, Chun Wie Chong, Yi Ying Cheok, Chalystha Yie Qin Lee, Grace Min Yi Tan, Sofiah Sulaiman, Jamiyah Hassan, Negar Shafiei Sabet, Chung Yeng Looi , Rishein Gupta, Bernard Arulanandam, Sazaly AbuBakar, Cindy Shuan Ju Teh, Li Yen Chang, Won Fen Wong
The prevalence of, and risk factors for, mycoplasma genitalium infection among infertile women in Ibadan: A cross-sectional study
Tinuade Adesola Ajant
Transcriptional Expression of the ompA, cpaf, tarp, and tox Genes of Chlamydia trachomatis Clinical Isolates at Different Stages of the Developmental Cycle
Suvi Korhonen, Kati Hokynar, Laura Mannonen, Jorma Paavonen, Eija Hiltunen-Back, Mirja Puolakkainen
Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma carriage in pregnant women: the prevalence of transmission from mother to newborn
Avi Peretz, Oran Tameri, Maya Azrad, Shay Barak, Yuri Perlitz, Wadie Abu Dahoud, Moshe Ben-Ami & Amir Kushnir
Persistence of cervical high-risk human papillomavirus in women living with HIV in Denmark – the SHADE
Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes in Women from Cozumel, Mexico
Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Married Women in Rural Nepal
Genotypic characterisation of human papillomavirus infections among persons living with HIV infection; a case–control study in Kumasi, Ghana
Comparison of DRY and WET vaginal swabs with cervical specimens in Roche Cobas 4800 HPV and Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV tests
High-Resolution Melting Analysis to Detect Antimicrobial Resistance Determinants in South African Neisseria gonorrhoeae Clinical Isolates and Specimens
Nireshni Mitchev et al.
Microbiome & Probiotics R&D & Business Collaboration Forum: Europe
The 8th Microbiome and Probiotics R&D and Business Collaboration Forum is Europe’s longest-running and largest Microbiome meeting. It has an unrivaled reputation for attracting leading academics to present the newest available discoveries being made about microbiota and human health. With an equal measure of researchers from industry, this outstanding networking meeting was the place to learn, built new partnerships, and explore effective business and commercialization strategies.
Microbiology Time – April 2022
April is dense with scientific events: EUROGIN, ECCMID, World Of Microbiome… our Microbiology Time could not be missing! The main topic of this month is HPV, the subject of two of your selected studies. The third one investigates SARS-CoV-2 presence on hospital surfaces.